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The Individual Right To Keep and Bear Arms

pistol In Texas, 1999, a U.S. District Judge, Sam Cummings ruled in a domestic abuse case that the second amendment guaranteed an individual the right to keep and bear arms. There was naturally blowback from this decision. His detractors claimed he neglected to follow usual judicial practice. You see, his sin was not citing legal precedent to […]

Is it Time for States to Ban Islam?

Assassins_Creed_3_Wallpaper_1600x900_widescreen-1024x576 One high-profile blogger says it’s time to propose legislation to ban Islam. Tim Brown, of Freedom Outpost and Sons of Liberty Media, is no stranger to controversy. If you follow any of his widely published articles, or spend any time on the websites that Tim edits, you will quickly realize that Tim is, unapologetically, a […]

Could Bible Cookies be Deemed Unconstitutional?

first-amendment-719591 I regret to inform you that insanity is once again being visited on American youth in government schools. A California teacher is being called into question for allegedly handing out "Bible cookies" as rewards and promoting an after-school Bible club he helps to facilitate. John Alameda, a teacher at New Vision High School in Stockton, California, […]

Should We Stand Upon the Bible or the Constitution?

3258 At the "Contending for the Truth" conference in August of 2013, R.C. Sproul recounted a conversation he had with Francis Schaeffer. The question put to Dr. Schaeffer from Dr. Sproul was, "What is your greatest concern for the future of America?" Dr. Schaeffer replied, "Statism." What I have continued to see as a growing position […]

Merry Christmas from Your Government

Christmas12 In this Christmas season, I deeply consider giving and…well…shouldn't we all? I was taught as a child that to give is better than to receive. At IOTC, we follow the example of our founders: we believe God is above all power, especially Government. God gave you and I an amazing gift called rights - rights […]